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First gay weddings celebrated in US capital

In Uncategorized on March 10, 2010 at 1:58 am

Same sex couple Rocky Galloway (L) and Reginald Stanley (R) exchange their vows during their wedding at the Human Rights Campaign office March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO.

WASHINGTON: On the first day that same-sex marriages were celebrated in the US capital. In addition to the federal capital district of Washington DC, gays can be legally wed in the states of Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.

With police cars lining the streets outside the Human Rights Campaign building and a helicopter hovering overhead, Angelisa Young and Sinjoyla Townsend became the first same-sex couple to be wed in Washington, just days after the US capital began issuing marriage licences to gay couples.

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